swine flu cases in the last seven months, according to the CDC, equal about four days' worth of seasonal flu deaths during the season. ...Fumento is the best reporter on these medical issues.
So why did they do it?
You might ask H.L. Mencken, who observed that government, ever seeks "to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."
It is funny to hear the authorities simultaneously complain that there is a shortage of H1N1 flu vaccine, and that many people don't want it. If there is a shortage anyway, shouldn't we be glad that not everyone wants it?